Rod Randall Edel of Albany, Oregon passed away on the morning of May 16, 2019, in his home in Albany, Oregon at the age of 49.
Rod was born to Frank and Nancy Edel. Originally from San Jose, California. His family moved to Reedsport, Oregon in 1977, where Rod grew up along the beautiful Umpqua River.
After graduating from Reedsport High School, Rod began his career in hotel management and construction. Rod was an avid woodworker and entrepreneur. He started at a young age creating burl boxes which eventually lead to designing and building cabinets.
In July of 1999, Rod married Kristin Kent, and together they have three wonderful children.
After years of running the family’s hotel in Corvallis, Rod opened his cabinetry business designing and installing high-end kitchen and bathroom cabinets. He enjoyed creating designs for his customers and building a quality product.
Rod’s greatest love was his family. He loved his wife with his whole heart. He was extremely proud of his three children and couldn't wait to see what the future held for them. Rod also loved barbecuing and camping with his family and friends.
Rod is preceded in death by his father, Frank. He is survived by his wife, Kristin Edel, his three children, Avery, Lauren and Addison, his mother, Nancy, brother, David, sister-in-law, Barbara, niece and nephews, Sophia, Nicholas, and Jeremiah.
Rod Edel will be greatly missed by his loving family and friends.
AAsum-Dufour Funeral Home is handling the arrangements (www.aasum-dufour.com).